There was a huge spike in suicide attempts among both deployed and non-deployed U.S. military members between 2004 and 2009, according to a new study by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
The city of Havre de Grace says it’s postponing its Mardi Gras parade due to lingering snow and ice from Monday’s winter storm.
A bill that would prohibit gender-identity discrimination for employment, housing, public accommodations and credit in the state of Maryland passed in the state Senate Tuesday.
Authorities in Prince George’s County say a woman has died after shoveling snow.
The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport broke a 141-year-old record low temperature, reaching 4 degrees.
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
A frosting of snow is delaying the doughnuts at a little country church near Adamstown.
Eleven vehicles were discovered burning in the parking lot of Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro early Wednesday morning, police say.